RSSArchive for November 3rd, 2020

Governor Polis Releases State Budget Proposal

      DENVER – Governor Jared Polis released his budget proposal for FY 2021-22, concurrently submitting his budget proposal to the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) of the General Assembly. Gov. Polis budget makes great strides in confronting Colorado’s most immediate challenges while making critical investments for the future. “2020 has been a challenging year […]

Alma Gomez Arzola…July 30, 1961 – November 2, 2020

A celebration of life for former longtime Lamar resident currently of Rush, Colorado, Alma Gomez Arzola will be held at 10:00AM on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Marcelino Martinez officiating. Interment will follow at the Riverside Cemetery. Visitation for Alma will be held from 1:00PM until 4:00PM on Friday, November […]

Opal Pauline Elarton...April 5, 1923 - October 31, 2020

Opal Pauline Elarton…April 5, 1923 – October 31, 2020

Opal Pauline “Polly” Elarton was born on April 5, 1923 to parents Richard Cooper Welsh and Myrtle Elizabeth (Briley) Welsh in Haswell, Colorado.  She was welcomed into the world by three older brothers:  Richard Jerome (Emma) Welsh, William Albert (June) Welsh, and Frank Guthrie (Betty; Wanda) Welsh.  She departed this life on October 31, 2020, […]

Dorothy Fisher…January 20, 1928 – October 30, 2020

  Graveside services for Dorothy Fisher will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Park, 2300 S. 78th Street, Omaha, Nebraska, 68124. Dorothy passed away on October 30, 2020 at Lamar Estates in Lamar, Colorado at the age of 92. Dorothy’s journey began in New England, North Dakota on […]

Frances June Schroeder…May 12, 1920 – November 1, 2020

  Private Graveside Services for June Schroeder will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Lamar, Colorado. Per June’s request there will be no public visitation. Frances June Schroeder, known to most as June, passed away on November 1, 2020 at Lamar Estates at the age of 100. She was born on May 12, 1920 near […]

2020 Moonlight Madness Recap

    The 2020 Lamar Chamber of Commerce Moonlight Madness event is being recognized as one of the more successful outings for downtown Lamar in several years. A warm night, a full moon and just a chance to get out (with the proper precautions) were some of the prime ingredients to make it an enjoyable […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report, Week Ending Nov. 1, 2020

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report, Week Ending Nov. 1, 2020

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Moisture early in the week halted harvest in areas, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Conditions were drier the rest of the week which allowed good harvest progress to be made. In northeastern and east central counties, harvest of sugarbeets neared completion and sunflower harvest […]